concavo-convex

concavo-convex

[kon-key-voh-kon-veks]
adjective
1.
Also, convexo-concave. concave on one side and convex on the other.
2.
Optics. pertaining to or noting a lens in which the concave face has a greater degree of curvature than the convex face.

Origin:
1670–80; < Latin concav(us) + -o- + convex

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concavo-convex
 
adj
1.  having one side concave and the other side convex
2.  Compare convexo-concave (of a lens) having a concave face with greater curvature than the convex face

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concavo-convex con·ca·vo-con·vex (kŏn-kā'vō-kŏn-věks')
adj.
Of or being concave on one surface and convex on the opposite surface.

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